Jonathan Stoye

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SONS OF APOLLO’s ‘Psychotic Symphony’ Album Debuts At #1 On Billboard’s “Heatseekers” Chart

Since it was first announced in August, fans of SONS OF APOLLO–former Dream Theater members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian, Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal (ex-Guns N’ Roses), Billy Sheehan (The Winery Dogs, Mr. Big, David Lee Roth) and Jeff Scott Soto (ex-Journey, ex-Yngwie Malmsteen’s Rising Force)—had high expectations of their highly anticipated debut album, PSYCHOTIC SYMPHONY…. Read more »


THE FELL Release New Music Video Introducing Front-Man Anthony De La Torre

Newly formed alternative rock band The Fell have released the New Music Video for their debut single,”Footprints.” Originally premiered on Guitar World, “Footprints” was self-directed and was filmed by Jonathan Britt. “‘Footprints’ is all about the pocket, the groove, and singing!! What a blast it was to record this! I can’t wait to play it… Read more »


SONS OF APOLLO Featuring Ex-Members Of Dream Theater, Guns N’ Roses And Journey Debut Album, ‘Psychotic Symphony,’ Due Out October 20

APOLLO: The ancient Greek and Roman God of music and poetry. SONS OF APOLLO: The new supergroup featuring members of Dream Theater, Mr. Big, Guns ‘N Roses, and Journey.  For the past few months, rumors have been circulating about a new secret project including former Dream Theater members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian. Now, the… Read more »


The Storied Career of BILLY SHEEHAN from The Winery Dogs

When it comes to bass players, it doesn’t get much better than Billy Sheehan. He is one of the most influential players out there and has quite a storied career.  When he’s not busy performing with Mr. Big, he is performing with one of his other projects, such as The Winery Dogs. Screamer recently sat… Read more »


THE FELL Announce New Front-Man, Anthony De La Torre!

Due to contractual obligations, Toby Rand was unfortunately unable to continue with The Fell. We wish him all the best for the future! However, we are thrilled to announce our new front-man, Anthony De La Torre. Anthony is an amazing vocalist who you may also know as Young Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean:… Read more »


MR. BIG: Video for “Defying Gravity” from new album (out this Friday, July 21) online now!

 Original members Eric Martin (lead vocals), Paul Gilbert (guitars), Billy Sheehan (bass) and Pat Torpey (drums) reunited with producer Kevin Elson (who was behind the boards for the band’s 1989 self-titled debut, 1991’s LEAN INTO IT and 1993’s BUMP AHEAD) for an intensive six-day recording session in Los Angeles. While Torpey was unable to perform some of the… Read more »


THE WINERY DOGS’ ‘HOT STREAK’ ALBUM DEBUTS STRONG ON VARIOUS BILLBOARD CHARTS, INCLUDING #2 ON “TOP CURRENT ALTERNATIVE ALBUMS” CHART & #30 ON “TOP 200 ALBUMS” CHART

October 12, 2015 – After landing in the Top Five on many of Amazon’s pre-order charts, including #1 on the Amazon BestSellers/Hard Rock chart and #1 on the Amazon Pre-Orders/Hard Rock Albums charts, THE WINERY DOGS–Richie Kotzen (vocals, guitar), Billy Sheehan (bass), Mike Portnoy (drums)–are now celebrating a HOT STREAK of first week album sales…. Read more »


THE WINERY DOGS CONTINUES THEIR ‘HOT STREAK’ WITH NEW ALBUM SET FOR RELEASE OCTOBER 2 ON LOUD & PROUD RECORDS

August 13, 2015 – The HOT STREAK will continue this fall for THE WINERY DOGS (Richie Kotzen-lead vocals/guitar, Mike Portnoy-drums, Billy Sheehan-bass).  Their second appropriately titled, self-produced studio album, HOT STREAK, is set for release October 2 on Loud & Proud Records via RED (a division of Sony Music Entertainment) and in the rest of… Read more »


Dog Camp with Mike Portnoy, Billy Sheehan & Richie Kotzen of The Winery Dogs

Mike Portnoy, Billy Sheehan and Richie Kotzen of The Winery Dogs have announced guest camp counselors and the daily schedule of activities for Dog Camp, held July 21-25, 2014 at Full Moon Resort in Big Indian, NY. Bassists John Moyer (Disturbed) and Dylan Wilson (Richie Kotzen, John 5, Greyson Chance, Sheila E.), guitarist/producer Dave Wood… Read more »